Prompt: #223 Stand
Word count: 100
Summary: Charlie needs Ian to step out with him.
Notes: Written for numb3rs100, part of A Silk Pillow ‘verse.
Stepping Out (#223 Stand)
“Ian, I need you. I need you there standing beside me if I’m ever going to get through the night.”
Ian nodded but his stomach clenched. Still being on crutches was not enough to get Charlie out of some university formal function. That meant Ian was going too.
As much as he hated it when their life was secret it was at least private.
All the top professors would be there not to mention donors and politicians. It was a society event for a society Ian didn’t belong to.
“I don’t own a tux.”
“Something can be arranged.”